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Massive 50,000-square foot rock climbing facility coming to Austin

The biggest climbing gym in the Southwest will soon open up in Austin. (Mesa Rim)

The largest and tallest climbing gym in the Southwest is joining Austin's robust rock-climbing community this fall.

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As summer temperatures continue to increase, so does Austin's "Party Island"—a hundreds-strong army of kayakers and paddle boarders who gather each weekend in the middle of Lady Bird Lake.

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Snow could soon fall in Austin all year long with plans for indoor ski resort

Indoor ski resort firm Alpine-X is looking to expand to Austin. (Alpine-X/Twitter)

A gem in the Hill Country's lush landscape, Austin is already known as a summer and springtime destination. But the balmy city could soon become a winter vacationer's paradise with indoor ski resort firm Alpine-X looking to expand to Austin.

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